Common Questions about Moths

Moths are a common kitchen and household pest. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about moths that we get here at Clark Pest Control. Of course, if you have any other questions about moths or moth control, you can still contact Clark Pest Control directly.

What can be done about moths in the kitchen?

Common pantry pests like the Indianmeal moth (a small moth that flies in a zigzag pattern) enter a kitchen in contaminated flour, grain, or spices. Moth eggs hatch into larvae that feed on foodstuffs where eggs have been laid. Storing in airtight containers or freezing can keep problems from developing.

What can be done about moths that attack clothing?

Webbing clothes moths and casemaking clothes moths can wreak silent havoc in your closet. These moths prefer humidity, so keeping humidity low is a plus. Also, frequently laundering or dry cleaning articles of clothing can help prevent moths from expanding their damage.

 

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